January 22, 2018

Valdosta, Georgia

Life in Valdosta, Georgia, explained by people who’ve lived in Valdosta:



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*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Valdosta)


Valdosta Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Valdosta?

  • Stores are closer. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • People. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Small community. (Celia, 29 years)
  • Small city life centrally located to bigger city activities. (Kim, 35 years)
  • It’s my home. (Anonymous, 38 years)
  • Small town feel. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Valdosta?

  • I miss the country. Lower crime there. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • Division. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Crime. (Celia, 29 years)
  • Lack of different places to eat and things to do. (Kim, 35 years)
  • Not much to do for families. (Anonymous, 38 years)
  • The screwed up traffic lights. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Valdosta?

  • Mall, tattoos. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • Wild adventures, awesome churches, good people. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Parks. (Celia, 29 years)
  • Wild Adventures, Jumping Jacks, Jungle Gyms, parks, movies. (Kim, 35 years)
  • Don’t know of any. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta’s Reputation

What’s Valdosta known for?

  • VSU and whatever’s on CNN. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • Sports. We are called “Title Town”. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Winnersville. (Celia, 29 years)
  • Azelea City, Winnersville USA. (Kim, 35 years)
  • Wild Adventures. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta Crime

What’s the crime like in Valdosta? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • I have a gun and refuse to go out at night without it. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • South side. (Celia, 29 years)
  • Too many drugs, low wages. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta Advice

Any advice for people moving to Valdosta?

  • Street smarts. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • You will LOVE IT! (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Careful picking neighborhoods. (Celia, 29 years)

Valdosta Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Valdosta (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Tattoos. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • Awesome Memories with our RFL of Lowndes Annual Fundraiser we have for American Cancer Society. The kids and their SMILES! (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Band lowndes high (Celia, 29 years)
  • My wedding. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta’s Future

How do you think Valdosta will change over the next 10 years?

  • Expansion and more crime. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • So scared of more division. Not just Valdosta, but everywhere. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Don’t think it will. (Celia, 29 years)
  • I think it will continue to grow. (Kim, 35 years)
  • Hopefully traffic flow will improve with better red light synchronization. (Dana, 40 years)

Valdosta Facts

Any other interesting facts about Valdosta?

  • Don’t trust the cops. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • We are a God-loving, God-fearing city, Moody Air Force, Valdosta State University, Wiregrass College, Ga Military College, Great Schools. It’s maybe 10 minutes to the Florida State line. (Anonymous, 8 years)